Tea Design Fabrics, Quilt Patterns, Teapot Buttons & Teatime Stationary at GrandmaRae.com

Teapots
English  Varieties Sadler, Gibson, Kensington &  others
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Smaller Teapots
For a Quiet Tea Time
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American Nostalgia
Collectible Charm
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Village Cottages
Variety of Makers
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Just Nice Teapots
To Keep or Give
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For Animal Lovers
Whimsical Fun
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Nifty Thrifty
Loveable & Worthy
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Set the Table 
Tea Cups & Trios
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Tea Keepers, Jam Jars, Biscuit Tins & Other Such Things
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FAQ About Us...
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About Us...

I never set out to have a Teapot Collection. Just like my Biscuit Tin Collection or my Teddy Bear collection, my Teapot Collection began casually. I bought my first teapot because I wasn't going to use tea bags anymore. I wanted REAL tea and therefore I needed a teapot. My second teapot, however, I bought because I wanted it. By the third teapot, I was  hooked and there was no going back. My Teapot Collection was in full swing and once my friends noticed the in-gathering they began to add teapots as well. 

I have one absolute favorite teapot - not because of its exquisite design or intrinsic value but because of its usefulness. My hefty Porcelier keeps tea wonderfully warm to the last drop. All the rest of my teapots are lovely, charmingly cute or whimsical or "Oh my goodness! Where did you find that?" I enjoyed finding all of them but after a while...

At the beginning of 2013 I offered a few of my finds (my Rescues) on my TEAtitudes website along with the other Teatime gifts. (However in 2018 I removed this site from the web. Too much web-work for me!) as a way of sharing my collection and making room in my cupboard for other teapots. Your response was wonderful - many of my sweet teapots are now in your homes. It made me happy to share and know my teapots were being enjoyed AND that I had an opportunity to keep on searching and finding more teapots. For me, the fun of collecting is in the finding. After that - I'd rather share than keep.

For me this website has been all about finding and sharing. Now I'm a bit older than when I started to Rescue, I find I would rather be sewing and quilting that "Out on a Rescue Mission." Slowly you will notice the pages merging as I reduce my online offerings. I still have some pieces not online; but for the most part I will be playing in my sewing room.

Thank you for all the fun we've shared.

How long have you been in business?
Parent company GrandmaRae.com began doing business in 2002;  went online in 2007. August of 2011 TEAtitudes was launched for tea themed stationary and inspirational gifts. In 2018 I moved all those things to Grandma's. place. October 2013 GrandmaRaeTeapotRescue was launched just so I could play Teapots.

Do you sell wholesale on this site?
Thank you for asking: No.
 

 

Why don't you have a Shopping Cart?
I made a decision a long time ago not to have a Shopping Cart. I'm an Old School person who likes to know her customers. Send me your phone number and we'll chat. By the way, I am modern enough to accept credit cards.


Where is your store?
I do not have a "Bricks & Mortar" store. I am online ONLY. Also, I do not have a catalog. Sorry.
Mission statement:
Every company or organization has a mission statement; it's the WHY of what they do whenever they do.
Here's mine:

Because I am aware of all the talents the Lord has given me and because I am grateful of all the blessings the Lord has bestowed on me, my desire in having/running this business is to treat others the way the Lord has treated me; in that I respect their requests, provide kind and courteous service and send them a product that reflects a level of excellence given to me by the Lord. The Bible teaches me Do all things as unto the Lord. (Colossians 3:23)



Teapot Rescue is a division of Grandma Rae LLC DBA GrandmaRae.com, PO Box 155, Hibernia, NJ 07842 Phone: 973.664.0986